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ASU Gammage
In a special meeting on Friday, the Arizona Board of Regents unanimously decided to support that budget, despite the fact that the funding provided to the state’s three public universities is still well short of its pre-recession levels.
Jan. 23, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
President Trump isn't wasting any time in his first days in office. While he made some high-profile Cabinet picks official on day one, the Department of Housing and Urban Development made a quiet announcement that will affect many Americans with FHA loans. Sarah Edelman discusses what the action will mean for new home buyers.
Jan. 23, 2017
U.S. presidents have changed how they’ve communicated with the public over the decades, in part because of how technology has been modified and used differently.
Jan. 23, 2017
To go over what this week may hold at the State Capitol is Ben Giles, who covers the Senate for the "Arizona Capitol Times."
Jan. 23, 2017
spine corridor logo
The Maricopa Association of Governments is holding the first of several transportation meetings for public input on ways to improve the Interstate 10 and Interstate 17 corridors.
Jan. 23, 2017
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix plans to break ground on a new high school Friday in Avondale.
Jan. 23, 2017
Computer lab
How will Arizona schools receive their $5 billion in federal and state funds if there is no one at the Department of Education to turn on the computers? That’s a chief concern department spokesperson Stefan Swiat has after learning what the Governor has allocated for the agency’s I.T. department.
Jan. 23, 2017
space junk
Arizona is known for its ability to help put objects in space, for science and for national security. A University of Arizona official is helping create rules about what happens to those objects after they get there.
Jan. 23, 2017
Parents of a teenager killed while driving last year are following up on their promise to change Arizona’s laws.
Jan. 23, 2017
Monsanto
Agricultural giant Monsanto bought 155 acres north of Tucson last year to build a corn research greenhouse. While residents are protesting the plans, local farmers have been using and testing Monsanto cotton seed for decades.
Jan. 23, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
Governor Doug Ducey is urging Congress not to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law yet.
Jan. 23, 2017
Police have apprehended the suspect who killed a beloved math teacher in Mesa last week.
Jan. 23, 2017
Amyloid
Trials are underway nationwide to find a cure for Alzheimer's, including here in Phoenix. Barrow Neurological Institute is participating in 20 studies, including one aimed at people with Down syndrome.
Jan. 23, 2017
Arizona could lose millions of dollars in public health funding if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. The opioid epidemic, disease outbreaks and vaccines for children and adults in need — those are just some of the public-health issues that the Prevention and Public Health Fund pays for in Arizona.
Jan. 23, 2017
Mi Vegana Madre
Since 2014 the Phoenix Public Library has been helping entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground with an eight-week workshop called the Business Roadmap Program. Now, a Spanish-language version will be offered for the first time at Palo Verde Library in Maryvale.
Jan. 23, 2017
The people who answer 911 calls are in need of some help. The Phoenix Police Communications Bureau is looking to fill dozens of positions.
Jan. 23, 2017
There are smart cars, smart phones and increasingly, smart cities. And that means an increasing demand for tech-trained employees.
Jan. 23, 2017
Arizona historian and author Jack August has died at age 63. He was known for his work on water policy, but especially on the history of the West.
Jan. 21, 2017
Marchers gather in Phoenix
The streets surrounding the Capitol building in downtown Phoenix were flooded with peaceful demonstrators. Generally, the message was to protect the rights of women, people of color, immigrants, those with disabilities and other marginalized groups.
Jan. 21, 2017
If you’re heading out to see the snow this weekend, but admit it’s been a while since you’ve driven in snow, here are a few tips to help you navigate.
Jan. 21, 2017

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